The CDC advises that the COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. In addition, CDC guidance emphasizes proper infection prevention protocols and the proper use of isolation procedures. According to the CDC, standard respiratory precautions have prevented the spread of infection among healthcare workers. CDC recommends droplet/respiratory protection when caring for COVID-19 potentially infected patients. This includes wearing Personal Protective Equipment or PPE (proper gowns, gloves, masks and goggles).